In the East of Germany, Despite the Highest Morbidity Rate Among the Country, Intend to Open Zoos
OREANDA-NEWS. The authorities of the East German Thuringia, despite the highest morbidity rate among the regions of Germany, intend to combine restrictive measures with a partial easing of lockdown. In particular, from April 10, it is planned to open zoos and botanical gardens in the open air. The provision of services involving physical contact will also be allowed.
However, if you need to remove the protective mask during the service, then customers are required to present a document confirming a negative result of the coronavirus test. The number of new infections within seven days per 100.000 people in Thuringia is 242. In Germany, this figure is lower by more than 100 cases.
In Germany, according to the Robert Koch Institute, the daily increase in coronavirus infections was 24.300 cases. In total, since the beginning of the epidemic in Germany, 2.833.173 cases of infection have been detected. In the last 24 hours, 201 patients have died, and the total number of deaths has increased to 76.543. More than 2.8 million people have recovered. The population of Germany is about 84 million inhabitants.
Over the past 7 days, 134.2 cases of infection were registered per 100.000 residents. This indicator reached the highest value on December 22, 2020 - 197.6 cases.